UNIONBANK of the Philippines Chairman Erramon I. Aboitiz has been named chairman of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Board of Trustees, the Aboitiz Group said in a statement.
Mr. Aboitiz, whose term as AIM’s seventh chairman commenced on Sept. 1, succeeded Peter Garrucho, Jr., who was chairman beginning in 2017.
Mr. Aboitiz served as the president & CEO of Aboitiz Equity Ventures between 2009 and 2019, and was CEO of Aboitiz Power Corp. in 2018.
In 2019, the Aboitiz Group, the Aboitiz Foundation, made a $10-million donation to AIM to mark the Aboitiz group’s 100th Anniversary.
The donation, lodged in a Commitment Fund, was designed to address regional gaps in data science and innovation, and led to the founding of the AIM Aboitiz School of Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship.